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drank Masala Chai by Teavana
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Epic Chai Fail tonight. Tried using 4tsp tea to 3 cups water, boiled together for 10 minutes, added 1 cup milk and simmered for 10 minutes and then strained. Something just is missing from this mix. I thought it was awful when I made it with the Soy milk, but I think it is the chai base. I’ll have to try this one as a regular tea next, other wise it will be passed on to a better home.

teaplz

Maybe you’re doing too much boiling and simmering?

From the infamous takgoti chai recipe (for one serving):

1 cup of water, 1 cup of milk/milk equivalent, 1 tbsp of sugar, 1 tbsp of chai.

Boil water and sugar together in a saucepan until sugar dissolves into water.
Add the chai, then simmer for 5 minutes.
Add the milk, simmering and stirring.
Bring it to a boil (don’t let it boil over), turn the heat off and let it sit for a long time. Like 7-10 minutes long. I let it sit for around 8-9 or so.
Strain and serve.

Hope this helps! If not, then maybe it’s not good chai. :(

~lauren.

@teaplz – thanks for the (in)famous takgoti chai recipe. A week or so back, I had a monumental failure of chais – nothing I did tasted right. I am going to save this recipe and try again.

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teaplz

Maybe you’re doing too much boiling and simmering?

From the infamous takgoti chai recipe (for one serving):

1 cup of water, 1 cup of milk/milk equivalent, 1 tbsp of sugar, 1 tbsp of chai.

Boil water and sugar together in a saucepan until sugar dissolves into water.
Add the chai, then simmer for 5 minutes.
Add the milk, simmering and stirring.
Bring it to a boil (don’t let it boil over), turn the heat off and let it sit for a long time. Like 7-10 minutes long. I let it sit for around 8-9 or so.
Strain and serve.

Hope this helps! If not, then maybe it’s not good chai. :(

~lauren.

@teaplz – thanks for the (in)famous takgoti chai recipe. A week or so back, I had a monumental failure of chais – nothing I did tasted right. I am going to save this recipe and try again.

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